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Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, commissioner maufas, and the following members of the committee are en route. supervisor olague and commissioner mendoza. we have also been joined by supervisor mar. the sfgtv staff covering the meeting, we want to thank them for their work. we also want to thank all of the members of sfusd and the members of the county who are here. if you could please call item no. 1. >> a hearing on the universal -- on the school district plans for a transitional kindergarten. supervisor campos: thank you. this was an item that was continued from our last meeting to writ -- from our last meeting. i would like mr. trout to come and present this item. let me present some context. a lot of it has to do with the role of the select committee and dealing with these issues. we can coordinate and talk about, have a discussion about different issues that are impacting the city and the school district. a number of questions have been raised and the goal of this meeting is to provide information to members of the public. some issues have been raised in terms of whether or not certain actions should be taken
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm PDT
committee. reporting commissioners fewer and maufas and mendoza. >> i will let fewer take over because she was engrossed and outspoken >> we saw a powerpoint on the student drop out rates for the class of 2014-2015. and it was some what astounding and disappointing and i think that it sort of made everybody's jaw drop. but, we have made... with the students who will try to graduate with the class of 2014. and so, we also heard about some african american student achievement strategies that we could be implementing but i think that the gist of this that this section of the report was analyzing the data and looking at the data and what are the causes for the data? what are we doing? what are we doing to intervene? and we heard about some of the student strategies that we have done and the summer school and some of the summer school studis that have been successful. but i think what we were really talking about is about african americans in san francisco in general. and we talked a lot about migration, about african american families here and we talked about the lack of achievemen
Oct 3, 2012 9:30pm PDT
going through. thank you. supervisor mar: thank you commissioners maufas and fewer for being here and on the ground suggestions what can be done for the city to give more to the schools. president khiu and supervisor olague. >> and supervisor mar, i want to thank you for holding this hearing. i'm sorry i wasn't able to be present during the entire time because we're in the middle of our budget discussions right now for the city and county of san francisco. part of the reasons why i enjoy and want to sit on this committee is continue to educate myself on what often feels like an artificial divide on the school district and city and county of san francisco. i think for those of us on the city and county side to not think about revenue challenges those of us with the school district are facing and not think creatively about how we can support our schools i think does a disservice to our city as a hole. i very much appreciate the discussion both of our colleagues from the school district as well as from stakeholders in making sure we have a world class education system. i for one am certa
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